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Walking back from the Jazz at Shedd Aquarium we chanced upon the statue. It was lit up and looked impressive against the night sky.
While not a destination in itself it is easy to find and worth the detour.
A very nice statue to a man with an interesting life and career. His name is mentioned in the Illinois state song for goodness sake. But it is also, certainly a lesson on how most everyone's glory fades with time."Sic transit gloria mundi" (Thus passes...More
The statue is on a raised hill with a flight of manageable stone stairs leading to it, with all round views, from the top?
Seen from distance it gives scale to the nearby property developments etc, built since the statue, park itself was built?